August 30, 2010 • in Organic Food

Sweet-and-Sour Tomato-Pepper Salad Recipe

This clean, quick, and easy recipe tastes just like my childhood summers to me. My mother used to make it, and I always loved it—even after I learned how she made it, which seemed just plain weird. I think it’s …

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August 27, 2010 • in Drinks

Orange Cream Float: The Taste of August

Remember when you were a kid and you got all hot and sweaty from running around outside, and you smelled like crushed grass, dirt, and salt, and you were so hungry, hot, and thirsty, and then you got an orange …

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August 26, 2010 • in Health & Fitness

A Visit to My Kitchen: Beth Terry from Fake Plastic Fish

Nearly three years ago, a photo of an albatross chick changed Beth Terry’s life. The bird’s stomach had exploded from eating disposable plastic bottle caps and additional plastic waste. It motivated Beth to see if it would be possible to …

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August 25, 2010 • in Main Dishes with Meat

Maria’s Fried Country Chicken! Part 2

You’ve heard me say it before: I love fried chicken (in moderation, of course). But the chicken recipe’s got to be worth it. To me, the perfect fried chicken is nice and batter-y, is organic, has its skin on, and …

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August 24, 2010 • in Organic Food

School Lunch: One Meal, One Dollar, Part 2

By guest blogger Ed Bruske from The Slow Cook. For Part 1, read here. Earlier this summer, I spent a week outside Denver, Colorado, sitting in on a “culinary boot camp” designed to take kitchen workers who normally deal in …

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August 23, 2010 • in Organic Issues

Make Mine Organic

Today I’d like to share an excerpt from Organic Manifesto. We can feed the world with organic foods and farming. Despite the propaganda churned out by biotech and chemical companies, organic farming is the only way to feed the world. …

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August 20, 2010 • in Random Thoughts

Girls and Golf: My Ultimate Sports Dilemma

I have mixed feelings about golf, and mostly mixed negative feelings at that. My father never played it, but as a young workingwoman, I really used to resent the exclusion of my own gender as the “guys” would go off …

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